Professors earn the highest median pay at about $145K annually, followed by Research Scientists (approximately $77K), Assistant Professors ($73K), and Business Managers (around $54K). Among the lower-paid positions at University of Maryland (UMD) are Academic Advisors — the median salary for this role approaches $48K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $56K per year. The largest fraction of University of Maryland (UMD) people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $48K annually on average.
Residents of Baltimore, Md. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $83K per year; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC (about $56K) and the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md. (around $51K). Across University of Maryland (UMD)'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of District of Columbia earn the most, taking home $56K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Basic Life Support Specialists, who make $63K per year. The best paid folks at University of Maryland (UMD) have a Doctorate (PhD), earning $100K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Research Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $85K per year. Program Management is a popular skill in the University of Maryland (UMD) workforce; around a seventh of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Clinical Research, and Counseling.
Benefits and Perks
Only 38 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.